Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.
The use of aspirin in healthy elderly patients as a preventative strategy was associated with no prolongation of long-term disability-free survival compared with placebo.
Ruling out prescription non-compliance, white coat syndrome, and interfering medications necessary.
PN linked to chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, congestive heart failure, HIV, psychiatric comorbidities.
Findings show improved outcomes may be due to better medication adherence.
Prevalence has increased in US; statement aims to increase recognition, improve care.
The consumption of whole-fat dairy products may reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality risk, contrary to current dietary guidelines that advise limited consumption of fat-free or low-fat dairy products.
Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due to coronary diseaseSeptember 11, 2018
Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography experienced lower 5-year rate of death due to coronary disease compared to those receiving standard care alone.
A guideline-based approach directing pharmacological treatment to adults more likely to have CVD events may maximize absolute risk reduction of treatment.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who have ≥1 non-sex CHA2DS2VASc stroke risk factor should receive oral anticoagulation as antithrombotic therapy.
Findings may have implications for future cholesterol treatment paradigms.
And, 30-day functional outcomes similar with supraglottic airway device or tracheal intubation.
Black survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest have lower survival at 1, 3, 5 years vs whites.
Proportion achieving target BP increased with use of triple combo pill vs usual care at 6 months.
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association developed updated guidelines on the evaluation, management, and monitoring of adults with congenital heart disease.
Physicians weigh in on the need to develop a screening strategy.
American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.
Legumes, coffee, tea tied to cardiovascular benefits; added sugars, energy drinks linked to harmful effects.
Increasing screen trends may have negative cardiometabolic impact; panel calls for more research.
US Preventive Services Task Force says benefit unclear in asymptomatic, older patients.
Program for heart failure management and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
Antibiotic prophylaxis should be reconsidered with bicuspid aortic valve, mitral valve prolapse.
Rate of acute myocardial infarction one per 12,400 for those hospitalized during pregnancy, puerperium.
Adoption of the guidelines would label more than half of 45- to 75-year-olds as having hypertension.
Respiratory polygraphy can accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure.
Causes of death in patients with epilepsy were assessed to determine the presence of cardiac pathology.
Weighted net estimated increase of 795,000 US youths being reclassified as having hypertension.
Women with preeclampsia with severe features had increased right ventricular systolic pressure and decreased global right ventricular longitudinal systolic strain.
Increased weight loss with risk factor management associated with greater atrial fibrillation freedom.
More major bleeding seen at maximal activated clotting time greater than 290 seconds.